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A 39-year-old member asked:

What to do if i am having an open lung biopsy n the 26th?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Various approaches: A lung biopsy if most often performed for a well defined lesion. At your age the chance of malignancy is slight. Biopsy if necessary can be done transbronchial and if more needed, a thorascopic biopsy without opening the chest can be performed.
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